Jimmy Fund Press Releases

2019

High doses of 60-plus year-old chemotherapy drug found to spur immune system attack on lymphoma
July 01, 2019

High doses of 60-plus year-old chemotherapy drug found to spur immune system attack on lymphoma.

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's nation’s #1 pediatric cancer program
June 18, 2019

U.S. News & World Report has named Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center the nation’s #1 pediatric cancer program in its new Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

Pre-surgical immunotherapy shows promise in trial for patients with early stage lung cancer
May 31, 2019

Pre-surgical immunotherapy shows promise in trial for patients with early stage lung cancer.

U.S. District Court rules Dana-Farber scientist is an inventor on six critical immunotherapy patents
May 17, 2019

Dana-Farber scientist, Gordon Freeman, PhD, is a co-inventor on six critical immunotherapy patents.

Targeted therapy proves effective against aggressive rare blood cancer
April 24, 2019

Targeted therapy proves effective against aggressive rare blood cancer. The clinical study treating BPDCN with tagraxofusp led to first FDA approval for the disease.

T-Mobile CEO John Legere delivers $4.5 million gift to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
March 27, 2019

T-Mobile CEO John Legere visited Dana-Farber on Wednesday to present a $4.5 million check to support the Profile initiative. True to his word, Legere was sporting magenta colored hair.

First-of-its-kind treatment beats back notorious brain tumor
March 13, 2019

First-of-its-kind treatment beats back notorious brain tumor. For 25-year-old Kristina Johnson, "It’s letting me live my life the way I want to.”

New center addresses alarming increase in colorectal cancer rates among young adults
March 05, 2019

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center announced the launch of the Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Center. It is among the first centers in the country.

More than 115 Dana-Farber-affiliated physicians recognized as Top Doctors
January 02, 2019

Boston magazine has named more than 115 physicians and surgeons affiliated with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to its annual "Top Doctors" guide.

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